Human Resource Courses (SHRM)

In partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management.

Earn the new standard in HR certification!

This is an exciting and pivotal time in the HR profession. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know–but how you do your job.


Earn the new standards in HR certification:

These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement and reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™)
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™)



Also offered is an HR Specialist Certificate.

Human Resource (SHRM) Courses

Who SHRM Courses are Intended For

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community
  • Eligibility Requirements

SHRM Certification Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must show that they have worked in an HR role for more than 1,000 hours within a calendar year, which equates to 1 year of experience.
  • HR experience may be in an HR exempt or nonexempt capacity.
  • Applicants with a graduate degree (or global equivalency) in HR must currently be employed in an HR role.
  • HR experience may be classified directly, as working in an HR role, or indirectly, by consulting, educating or researching HR practices linked specifically to human resource management.
  • SHRM membership is not required.

Advancing your career. For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies and increase productivity.

Why You Should Enroll in our SHRM Courses

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) which encourages HR professionals to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.

As part of your course, you will receive the NEW 2015 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. Comprised of comprehensive learning modules in print and e-reader formats, and advanced online resources, these study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

By attending our course, you'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, certified instructor
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers
  • Tuition reimbursement and up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs)
SHRM Course Topics

The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP includes five modules covering the comprehensive SHRM BoCK so you'll learn everything you need for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

HR Competencies:

  • Leadership & Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Relationship Management
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  • Communication
  • People
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Employee Engagement
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards

Organization:

  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Technology & Data

Workplace:

  • HR in the Global Context
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. only)

Strategy:

  • Business & HR Strategy
SHRM Learning System® Certificate

(HRPO 2030 – Human Resource Certification Test Preparation)
36 hours, $995

This course is designed for managers and staff with experience in general management or human resource management, HR professionals planning to take the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exam, experienced managers who are new to the HR field and others seeking to advance their careers. The SHRM Learning System includes five modules covering the four knowledge domains: People, Organization, Workplace and Strategy as well as eight behavioral competencies; Leadership & Navigation, Ethical Practice, Business Acumen, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, and Communication. SHRM® training materials included.

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

(HRPO 1000 – Understanding the Human Resource Function)
18 hours, $475

This course is considered an entrylevel human resource training program. If you’re new to human resources or simply want to strengthen your employee management skills, the SHRM Essentials® of Human Resources is for you. Knowledge of the essentials can make you a better manager, protect your company from needless litigation and help advance your career. This program is designed for junior-level human resource practitioners and those who want to know more about careers in HR. Others involved with hiring or managing employees also benefit from the course.

For information about HR Courses:

Brenda Brown
Administrative Assistant
Workforce Development and CE
Phone:
(903) 983-8288
Office:
Woodruff Adult Educ. Center (WDRUF), 104